Top 10 Cacti to Grow as Houseplants

If you are short of space but would like to grow a collection of houseplants then cacti would be the ideal choice. There are many different varieties of cactus plants that have fascinating shapes and textures and several produce colorful flowers. This article by Maya which I found on the Top Inspired website describes her top ten.

We can find many interesting and strange flowers all around the world. They come in many shapes and sizes but the cactus plants are some of the most amazing and unusual you can find.
They are extremely durable, able to survive in some of the harshest and most demanding environments. Almost all types of cactus plants?are protected by an outer layer of spines and their thick skin helps them to go without water for a very long time.
Among those incredible types of cactus plants we can find some verities that are very rear and unusual even for cacti. Check out this list and see it for your self.

1. Turbinicarpus subterraneus

Top 10 Types of Cactus Plants
The most interesting thing about Turbinicarpus subterraneus lies below the soil?s surface. This cactus has incredible roots often the same size as the part of the plant that you see above the surface. It allows them to survive long periods of drought or temperatures as low as 28.4?F.

2. Agave Cactus

Top 10 Types of Cactus Plants
The agave cactus starts growing as any normal cactus seedling but then it develops its points. Older it gets, more they will look like some kind of thick fingers tipped with small clusters of spines. The agave plant will continue maintaining the shape but won?t produce any small offspring.

3. Ariocarpus Fissuratus

Top 10 Types of Cactus Plants
Ariocarpus Fissuratus has very small and weak spines as a seeding which will fall off when this cactus plant will age. It produces small amounts of psychoactive substances in order to protect itself against animals. This plant grows extremely slow.

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